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OPX-Revelator unveiled at the first National Workshop on Explosives Detection
The first National Workshop on Explosives Detection was inaugurated on December 14, 2018 at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory Pune.
A total of 200 delegates from different DRDO labs, Army, CRPF, CISF, Police, Academic Institutes, Industry and other Security agencies attended the workshop.
During the workshop, DRDO emphasised that now concerted efforts have to be made for the development of the device for detection of concealed explosives.
According to Dr Umapathy, Director IISER, Bhopal in his keynote address mentioned that serious research on explosive detection technologies in academia was started only a decade ago in India and is fast expanding.
During the inauguration of this workshop a trace explosive detection device, OPX-Revelator, developed by HEMRL was unveiled by the chief guest Shri Atul Chandra Kulkarni.
The OPX Revelator is a portable, miniaturised, an electronic detector capable of detecting almost all the explosives widely used by antisocial elements and in Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
Scientists from renowned Institutes and Universities presented research work on detection of explosives during this workshop.